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XpertHR absence initiatives survey 2010: role of line managers is key

Employers that are actively tackling sickness absence achieve an average reduction in lost working time of 30%, and the involvement of line managers is key to success, according to XpertHR research.

Key points

  • On average, organisations taking part in the 2010 XpertHR absence initiatives survey achieved a 30% reduction in days lost to absence, due to having implemented absence management initiatives.